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LOS ANGELES (CBS)  — It wasn’t just that Jennifer Hudson sang her heart out to Whitney Houston’s remake of “I Will Always Love You,” maybe it’s the way she ended the song with a haunting “Whitney, we will always love…you,” that bought an audience to their feet and the twitter universe — stars and music critics — to their blackberries and iPads. Chris Daughtry: Jennifer Hudson has some serious pipes! CBS2 Anchor Pat Harvey: Whoa…have goosebumps! Liked the way Jennifer came out with no introduction. None needed. CBS2 weathercaster Jackie Johnson: Jennifer Hudson looked, and sounded like an angel. #grammys Talk show host, former “America’s Got Talent” judge Piers Morgan: Just saw @IAMJHUD ‘s tribute to Whitney online (Thanks again @CBS ) – simple, beautiful, powerful, perfect. #Grammys Khloe Kardashian Odom: I think they should have saved Jennifer Hudson’s tribute for the finale. Noted music producer/”X Factor” judge LA Reid: Thank you @IAMJHUD Political commentator Donna
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